UEFA Europa League qualifying: Niš or Tallinn in second round
Eintracht Frankfurt will play either FK Radnicki Niš or FC Flora Tallinn in the second round of qualifying for the UEFA Europa League.
The teams, from Serbia and Estonia respectively, go head-to-head in the first round over two legs on 11 and 18 July. The winners will face Eintracht, who will join at the second round stage ahead of a potential third round tie.
Flora Tallinn are currently in the middle of their domestic season and lead the table after 16 matches, while Radnicki Niš begin their Serbian SuperLiga campaign on 20 July having finished runners-up last season.
The first leg will be played on Thursday 25 July in either Serbia or Estonia, with the second leg taking place in Frankfurt on Thursday 1 August (kick-off 20:30 CEST).
Board member Fredi Bobic gave his reaction to the draw: “As expected, they’re two interesting destinations. Serbian football is fundamentally strong, as we can attest from our positive experiences with Serbian players. After all, Niš were runners-up behind Partizan Belgrade. Estonia is obviously an intriguing destination. The league season is underway there and Flora are top after 16 games. Of course, our aim against either of them will be to progress.”